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Grateful Dead Live at Field House, U. of Cincinnati on 1970-04-03

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Grateful Dead Live at Field House, U. of Cincinnati on 1970-04-03

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Casey Jones, China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Hard To Handle, Dancin' In The Streets, Me & My Uncle Friend Of The Devil, Deep Elem Blues, Candyman, Wake Up Little Susie-> Black Peter, Uncle John's Band, Katie Mae Good Lovin'-> Drums-> Good Lovin'-> Cryptical Envelopement-> Drums-> The Other One-> Cryptical Envelopement-> Cosmic Charlie, Not Fade Away-> Turn On Your Love Light-> We Bid You Good Night

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Field House, U. of Cincinnati
Location Cincinnati, OH

Source Soundboard
Lineage SBD > ? > bootleg CD > pitch correction and retracking > SHN


Missing encore (We Bid You Goodnight). Casey Jones fades in at " trouble junction." Good Lovin' fades in about 30 seconds before the drum solo, during the chorus. There is a minor splice in Lovelight during Pigpen's rap. This is the first known Candyman. As this show is from a bootleg, no source info was given, though the sound indicates that at least one, and probably two analog generations occurred before being transferred to digital. The pitch was corrected using Sound Forge as the original recording was flat. Retracking was done with CDWave. There are occasional, very faint pops in the recording as well as occasional oversaturation. Lastly, and significantly, an intermittent buzz occurs throughout the show from a bad connection somewhere. It is most evident during the acoustic set.


Reviewer: beantown_adc - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 8, 2010
Subject: This is the properly-timed/pitched version
Tested against other recordings, this is the properly pitched version (China Cat's in G, not in F#).

Reviewer: airgarcia416 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 30, 2007
Subject: Real Fun Show
Pretty good recording. Nice show with some historical signficance; first Candy and FOD.

This was my first show, I was a wee lad of just over 2 years old. My parents took me. My Dad was involved with the local music scene (Ludlow Garage in particular)so they got to meet the Dead entourage. There's a picture of me playing backstage (can't make out who is who in the picture though, it only shows the legs of the adults).
Reviewer: DarkHollow - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 15, 2007
Subject: 1970 was magic
I agree with the other reviewers, this is a special show.
Knew I would love this one when I got to the "dancin", a song I rarely like. Check out the interplay on that song. Phil and Jerry are locked in through the whole thing. Amazing. Sound quality is ok, but quite good for the period (it seems to me).
Besides, acoustic dead is a real treat.
4 for sound and 5 for the playing.....
Reviewer: Street Pig - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 21, 2007
Subject: Pig Pig and More Pig
Recent post had me research then Dl this hidden gem! Lots of Pig and alot of first in the Acoustic Set, different lyrics with the intial Candyman and FOTD.This version of Katie Mae is better than the others, you get the feel that pig has gotten more at ease since than the Feb Shows, there is also GREAT versions of Good Lovin' and his trademark Lovelight, thanks for bring this up, It amazes me how these Gems can be missed despite the thousands of time I breezed over them in lists or actual collection of my own. Recording is 4+ Performance was a4+ as well, Pig
Reviewer: buscameby - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 18, 2007
Subject: Solid from start to finish!
Some great rare beauties here. Played in a rickety old field house they tore it up.

Sound quality is strong for that era too.
Reviewer: Zonker - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 25, 2005
Subject: Pig Rocks
This is an excellent show and I highly reccomend it. I am partial to '68, '69 & '73 but this one holds its own very nicely. Pig pen is in fine form in both Good Lovin and Lovelight and Jerry is playing very well. NFA ---> Lovelight is a nice grouping and one that I wish had been done more later.

Sound quality is also good although I am not a real freak about that, but I would say that most would score the sound highly. Few reviews but a great show for the listener.

If you havent already dig into the '68 and '69 shows!
Reviewer: jamall - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 16, 2005
Subject: Top Shelf
Just writing to "second" the review written on "Fat Tuesday". This is a smokin' show. Should be in everyone's collection.
PigPen proves (as always) why he simply could not be replaced. Also why Garcia often would say that they were more of Pig's backing band than anything else once it came time for his tunes.

And having listened to the Good Lovin' and Lovelight...I see that Weir was really just paying Pig homage when those tunes were revived.
No imitation - no dupication possible.

Great show.
Reviewer: DeadHead5877 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 8, 2005
Subject: I can't believe nobody has written a review for this one yet.
Well, today is Fat Tuesday so I decided to download the show with the first ever Candyman, and I have to say that I couldn't be happier. This is probably one of the best 1970 shows I've heard. I've never heard Jerry singing quite as sweetly as he does on this night, especially in Deep Elem, Candyman, and Black Peter. Phil is amazing as usual, and Pigpen is fucking smokin' during his numbers. The sound is pretty good, Casey fades in and there is an occasional buzzing sound that plagues the acoustic set, but nothing that will prevent you from enjoying it. I'd put this in my top 10, definately worth the download.
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